Congressman Jared Huffman

Representing the 2nd District of California

Press Releases

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s announcement that the EPA would revisit current pollution safeguards for cars in an effort to weaken them, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), and 74 other bipartisan members of Congress joined together today to urge EPA Administrator Pruitt to uphold the Clean Air Act’s model of federal-state cooperation that has allow

Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA), David McKinley (R-WV), Tim Walz (D-MN), Dave Reichert (R-WA), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and John Katko (R-NY) introduced the bipartisan IDEA Full Funding Act, H.R. 2902, to level the playing field for children with disabilities and provide them with a high quality education.

Jun 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s reckless withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Standing Against Dirty Diplomacy (SADD) Act, legislation to reduce the United States’ global carbon pollution footprint and ensure that U.S. taxpayer funds are not used to promote a dirty energy agenda abroad.

Jun 1, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- – Representatives Jared Huffman (CA-02), Earl Blumenauer (OR-03), and Suzan DelBene (WA-01) today led a group of 18 other West Coast members of the U.S House of Representatives in calling on the Governors of California, Oregon, and Washington to continue their climate leadership and to uphold the core tenets and goals of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change.

May 30, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- In response to President Trump’s budget request, which would eliminate funding for the Marine Mammal Commission, Representatives Jared Huffman (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK) led 34 members of Congress in sending a letter to the House Appropriations Committee today requesting full funding for the Commission and opposing the President’s request to shutter the agenc

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  New legislation introduced today by Rep. Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) will strengthen ethical standards for political appointees in the executive branch, closing loopholes and elevating into federal law standards that are currently up to the President to determine and enforce.

May 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) welcomed the announcement today that his innovative proposal to help connect rural communities to high-speed internet will be featured at an upcoming hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today voted against H.R. 1628, the TrumpCare bill. The bill passed the House of Representatives 217-213 with only Republican votes.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Congress is refusing to provide disaster relief assistance to California’s hard-hit fishing communities this week, but Representatives Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Jackie Speier (D- Hillsborough) are not giving up the fight.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-  Today, Congressman Jared Huffman voted for the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 to avoid a destructive government shutdown and to provide funding to key federal projects and agencies through the end of fiscal year, September 30, 2017.  It was approved by a bipartisan House vote of 309-118.

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